Bruce Stadium

Bruce, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

The most recent redevelopment of Bruce Stadium in Canberra was undertaken for use as a soccer venue during the Olympic Games. The facility was originally designed and documented as the National Athletics facility in the 1970’s. Cox Architecture has maintained a close involvement with the project since, upgrading the facility in 1985 as the home of the Canberra Raiders, and undertaking major redevelopment of the Stadium to convert it permanently from an elegant 16,000 seat athletic facility into a modern state of the art 25,000 seat stadium for soccer, rugby league and union. This project was documented in packages within a tight project budget of $27 million and within a short time frame – work commencing on site following the last Raiders game in September 1997 with the first match on the new pitch taking place on 6th March 1998.

Bruce Stadium
  • Awards
  • Technical Information
  • Cox Team

Excellence in Engineering Award, Insititution of Engineers, 1989
Excellence in Engineering Award, Insititution of Engineers, 1981
Excellence in Engineering Award, Insititution of Engineers, 1977
Merit Award, RAIA ACT, 1977

Project Status
Completed, 1970, 1985 & 1998